Business Administration - Associate Degree | Hodges University
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Associate in Science in Business Administration
Program Delivery: On Campus and Online
This program is offered on campus, entirely online and in a blended online/in-class format. It is also offered in an accelerated format and traditional 15-week format.

Associate Degree in Business Administration

The primary objective of the Associate in Science in Business Administration (ASBA) program is to prepare students for entry-level supervisory positions in business and public service organizations. The curriculum is designed to give students a firm foundation in liberal arts as well as the applied and theoretical aspects of business related principles. 

Upon successful completion of the program, students will have a working knowledge of business functions and procedures, accounting, legal concepts applicable to business professions, economics, computer applications, marketing and management applications.

All credits earned from this degree are acceptable toward the Hodges University Bachelor of Science in business administration.

Is a Career in Business Right for Me?

Students earning business administration degrees develop skills needed to be successful in almost every sector of business. Many students obtain business degrees to help advance their careers. No matter what field you intend to succeed in, an Associate in Science in business administration will provide the fundamental business, management and administrative skills to help you reach your goals.

Your degree from Hodges University will teach not only business skills and knowledge, but communication and computer skills as well. If you are looking to get started in the challenging world of business or self-employment, a degree in business administration can give you the competitive edge you need to succeed.

What is the Business Career Outlook?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of business and financial operations occupations is projected to grow 8 percent from 2014 to 2024, about as fast as the average for all occupations, adding about 632,400 new jobs.

What Can I Do with This Degree?

OFFICE AND ADMINISTRATIVE

  • Information Clerk
  • Customer Support Representative
  • Financial Clerk
  • Office Manager
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Secretary

GENERAL OPERATIONS

  • Inventory Management
  • Scheduling
  • Employee Dispatcher
  • Cargo and Freight Agent

*Source: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/business-and-financial/home.htm.

What Will I Learn?

You may enter the Associate in Science in Business Administration program during any semester. A full time student, 12 semester hour credits per term or typically three courses, can complete this program in approximately two years.

View the Associate in Science in Business Administration 
Program Curriculum Guide and Optimum Sequence of Course Work

Find more detailed information in the Undergraduate Catalog

How is Hodges University’s Business Administration Program Different?

Our Program is Accredited

Hodges University has received specialized accreditation for its business and business-related programs through  International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE). The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Master of Business Administration
  • Master of Public Administration
  • Master of Science in Management
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
  • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
  • Bachelor of Science in Management
  • Associate of Science in Accounting
  • Associate in Science in Business Administration

Our Cutting Edge Curriculum

The Johnson School of Business provides students with a “hands-on” approach to today’s business world with courses taught by experienced business practitioners with outstanding academic and professional credentials, certifications and professional designations. They bring this unique combination of expertise to the students’ learning experience.

The Associate in Science in Business Administration degree is offered on campus, entirely online and in a blended online/in-class format. The program is also offered in an accelerated format as well as a traditional 15-week class format.

Class Size

Our small class sizes allow for enhanced individual attention. With an average class size of 12 students, you will always receive the assistance and attention you need.

Our Faculty

Our courses are taught by eminently qualified professors with extensive real world experience. The business professors are very sensitive to the needs of traditional students and adult learners and provide a learning environment that both excites and motivates students to succeed. Faculty and staff are available to students by in-person office hour meetings, phone, email and Blackboard virtual office.

Convenient Schedules

The programs is suitable for either full-time or part-time study. Also, the convenient schedule and the applicability of the learning to the workplace attract full-time working professionals who are interested in pursuing their education without interrupting their careers. The learning is current, streamlined, accelerated and designed to facilitate success in a rapidly changing and increasingly global work environment.

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You may also contact us to speak to an admissions coordinator who will guide you through the application and admissions process. To speak to an admissions coordinator call us at 1-800-466-8017 (Naples) or 1-800-466-0019 (Fort Myers), use our contact form, email admit@hodges.edu  or schedule a one-on-one visit to tour one of our campuses.

Your admissions coordinator will:

  • Help you complete the application in its entirety.
  • Help you obtain necessary transcripts.
  • Schedule your admissions test (if necessary).
  • Coordinate the financial aid process with a financial aid professional.
  • Refer you to your academic advisor for class scheduling.
  • Give you information regarding your orientation.

We look forward to welcoming you to the Hodges family!

Your Faculty Members

Anke Stugk
Program Chair, Business Administration
astugk@hodges.edu
Aysegul Timur
Dean, Johnson School of Business
atimur@hodges.edu
David Ferguson
Adjunct Faculty
dferguson3@hodges.edu
Don Forrer
Professor
dforrer@hodges.edu
James R. Hodge
Professor
Katherine Dew
Professor
kdew@hodges.edu
Michael Engdahl
Adjunct Faculty
mengdahl@hodges.edu
Peter Karastamatis
Adjunct Faculty
pkarastamatis@hodges.edu
Sheila Grant
Adjunct Faculty
sgrant@hodges.edu
William Browning
Adjunct Faculty
wbrowning@hodges.edu
William Pearce
Adjunct Faculty
wpearce@hodges.edu
Spotlight on Success
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Juan Valdez , Business Administration
My educational experience at Hodges has provided me with a strong knowledge base in the world of business, business law, and management.

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